Science & Religion


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Spiritual intelligence needs to be added to this list as well. The department is distinguished by its interdisciplinary field areas spanning multiple traditions: Contemporary Religion and Popular Culture; Contemporary Theory, Ethics, and Philosophy; Religions and Cultures in Late Antiquity; and Women, Gender, and Sexuality. One type of religion degree you may consider earning is a Doctor of Education in Christian Ministry. Other programs’ curriculum focuses on a more unique subset of religious studies, such as religion in the Americas or religion in Asia.

Facing the World with Soul: The Reimagination of Modern Life


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Selected articles from back issues, accessible by author and date, and many also by subject. Whereas many of his contemporaries were more attracted by the issue of religion’s origins, Durkheim concentrated on how religion operated. Other religious studies bachelor’s programs are less centered on theology and instead provide a comparative cultural look at world religions. So far these conferences have resulted in some 6 books of essays involving at least 50 or more authors from various fields of science together with philosophers and theologians, including many of the most prominent writers in the field.

The nature of consciousness,


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Press Release 6 June 2016, from CEC, Brussels: The Conference of European Churches, in partnership with the Theological School of Aristotle University, organised the 3rd Annual Summer School on Human Rights “Stand up for Women’s and Children’s Rights!” from 31 May to 4 June in... more ICLRS Director Brett Scharffs participated in the announcement of the creation of the first-of-its-kind Master’s Degree Program on Sharia and Human Rights at Muhammadiyah University in Malang, Indonesia.

Open World: Three Lectures on the Metaphysical Implications



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He wrote that the phrase “was neither in the ancient Versions nor in the Greek but was wholly unknown to the first churches, is most certain by an argument hinted above; namely that in all that vehement, universal, and lasting controversy about the Trinity in Jerome’s time, and both before and long enough after it, this text of the Three in Heaven was never thought of. Religious studies concentration, 27 credits. How do religions shape societies, promoting peace, social change, or even violence?

The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions


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Those who attended religious services regularly were less depressed and less distressed by life events than those who did not. The historical record indicates that religion wins very few of these disputes. It’s no shoddy path to cultural literacy. That's the part of the program where we talk about matters of faith and spirituality. In addition, if you wish to major in Religious Studies, you may petition the college “committee on instruction” with a specialized plan of study.

Approaches to Consciousness: The Marriage of Science and


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A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential. Examines Gospel accounts of Jesus in context of first-century Christianity. Ability to develop courses for and engage first-year students is highly desirable. We have connections with many local and regional churches, synagogues, and temples. For these reasons, the department’s programs are among the most sought-after in the College of Letters and Science and across campus.

The Creation: Secular, Jewish, Catholic, Protestant and



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Students may repeat the course for credit (up to 6 credits), provided that the two sections are different. Paradoxicality refers to the logical contradictions that become apparent if descriptions are strictly analyzed. Twentieth anniversary celebration in honor of retirement of Jill Raitt. Assignments in a religious studies master’s programs emphasize writing and research. Applications must include a statement on teaching and research, CV, and a sampling of teaching evaluations.

Nature and the Bible: Lectures on the Mosaic history of


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The development of Vajrayana, Tantric and other esoteric traditions of Buddhismin India, Tibet, China, Japan and in the West from medieval times to the present. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Others might specialize in theologies tied to particular historical periods, such as medieval Christianity. A new wave of nonbelievers don't force their ideals on their kids. Tylor believed that the idea of a soul was used to explain more and more remote and hitherto inexplicable natural occurrences, until virtually every tree and rock was haunted by some sort of gossamer presence.

This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment


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Effects of Greek Orthodox Christian Church fasting on serum lipids and obesity. Obtain ordination and two years' service in local church. Those who prayed had significantly less smoking and alcohol use and more preventive care visits, influenza immunizations, vegetable intake, satisfaction with care, and social support, and were more likely to have a regular primary care provider. This is accomplished through Academy-wide and regional conferences and meetings, publications, programs, and membership services.

The Book of Jesus: His Real Life on Earth



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Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Religion – Christian Apologetics online program will equip pastors to answer their congregation’s questions about the accuracy of Christianity. The course will consist of attempts to answer these questions with rational arguments. Religious affiliation and regular church attendance are near the top of the list for most people in explaining their own happiness [16] and serve as good predictors of who is most likely to have this sense of well-being. [17] Happiness is greater and psychological stress is lower for those who attend religious services regularly. [18] Those pursuing a personal relationship with God tend to have improved relationships with themselves and with others. [19] A large epidemiological study conducted by the University of California at Berkeley in 1971 found that the religiously committed had much less psychological distress than the uncommitted. [20] Rodney Stark, now of the University of Washington, found the same in a 1970 study: The higher the level of religious attendance, the less stress suffered when adversity had to be endured. [21] Similarly, in a longitudinal study of 720 adults conducted by David Williams of the University of Michigan, regular religious attendance led to much less psychological distress. [22] In 1991, David Larson, adjunct professor at the Northwestern and Duke University Schools of Medicine and president of the National Institute of Healthcare Research, completed a systematic review of studies on religious commitment and personal well-being.

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